Mnyunyizi Drip Irrigation kit is a one acre complete drip line system designed by Illuminum Greenhouses Kenya for use by small scale farmers in arid and semi-arid areas. Drip lines are efficient in water dispensation due to localized irrigation near the plant root. The kit comes as a complete set having all materials needed to ensure an all year round production of food.
SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
SDG 2: Zero Hunger
Market Suggested Retail Price
Target Users (Target Impact Group)
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Online retail from the Illuminum Greenhouses website. Interested parties can also visit their local offices in Nairobi - Kenya or submit orders through their Facebook and Twitter pages.
Small scale production. Interview with representative
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Users can obtain the product from Illuminum Greenhouses website. They can also visit their local office in Nairobi - Kenya.
Distributions to Date Status
Coefficient of distribution uniformity
Highest limit burst pressure
Maximum run length
Minimum viable operating pressure
The drip kit contains:
- Drip irrigation lines (15cm,17.5cm and 30cm spacing)
- P.E pipe sub-main 1 inch
- Starters and connections
- End caps
- Water filter
- Water tank 1,000 Litre
- Installation labour
Technical support provided by manufacturer.
Replacement components are available from the manufacturer. Interview with representative.
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Specified performance targets:
- Has a capacity of irrigating 1 acre.
- Comes with all materials needed for a full year production of food through irrigation.
Vetted Performance Status
No specified safety precautions.
Complementary Technical Systems
Illuminum Greenhouse Kenya provide a variety of greenhouse farming products to small scale farmers locally.
Academic Research and References
Compliance with regulations
Performance of the Mnyunyizi Drip Kit is tested by the technical team in corporation with local farmers. Interview with representative.